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English definition of “crop”

crop

noun
 
 
/krɒp/
PLANT [C] B1 a plant such as a grain, fruit, or vegetable that is grown in large amounts by farmersFarming - general wordsTypes of plant
AMOUNT [C] B1 the amount of plants of a particular type that are produced at one time: We had a record crop of grapes this year.Farming - general words
a crop of sth a group of the same type of things or people that exist at the same time: He's one of the current crop of young Italian artists. → See also cash cropGroups of peopleGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
(Definition of crop noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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